Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Championship Battle Tight Heading to Riverside Saturday
Series Release/Photo by McCarthy Photographic
(Halifax, NS, September 9, 2015) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will make its third and final visit of the season to Riverside International Speedway this Saturday for the Lucas Oil 150. The high banked oval of Riverside will play host to race 11 of 12 for the popular touring series. The event will also mark the third and final Lucas Oil presented race of the season. With local heroes and championship contenders all expected in the field on Saturday, action in the Lucas Oil 150 is sure to be intense. Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials get underway at 4:10pm, with racing slated for 5:00pm.
With only two races remaining on the 2015 schedule the chase for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Championship is extremely close. Local driver Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) enters the Lucas Oil 150 on top of the standings. Exide Batteries 2014 Rookie of the Year Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) sits second just four points behind Chisholm. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) looks to become the first ever Tour champion from the Island and has a shot as he enters the weekend in third position just nine points behind the leader. Two-time winner this season Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) hopes to improve his fourth place position in the standings at the Lucas Oil 150, Butcher is still well within contention just 13 points back of Chisholm. With two races remaining and a maximum of a 60 point gain per race, the championship chase is far from over.
The Napa Sportsman Series will kick off the show with the Highland Home Building Centers 75 lap feature prior to the Lucas Oil 150.
Tickets for the Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International Speedway are on sale now. Advance reserved and general admission seating is available at the Riverside Box Office, phone 1.902.863.2410 or visit www.riversidespeedway.ca. Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day. Complete event information can be found at www.maritimeprostocktour.com.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#0 – Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#24 – Steve Ross – Waverly, NS
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#40 – Robbie MacEwen – Charlottetown, PE
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#66 – Daryl Mahar– Hubley, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#94 – Dj Casey – Prospect, NS
#97 – John Flemming – Halifax, NS
#98 – Jerome Kehoe – Sydney, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
About Riverside International Speedway:
Riverside International Speedway is recognized as a premiere stock racing facility in Canada. The 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval roars to action several times a year for special events. It is the home for eastern Canada’s only NASCAR event, and of the IWK 250 – widely known as the best stock car race in Canada. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information call 902.863.2410 or click www.riversidespeedway.ca
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the racing industry, and seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, Lucas Oil developed a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products, including high performance engine oils and gear oils have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, USHRA and ATPA tracks across the country.
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is the highest level of stock car racing in Canada. The Tour is recognized in the industry as one of the healthiest stock car racing series in North America. PST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call our administration office at 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com . You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prostocktour and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prostocktour